Since the creation of the Yorkshire Gardens Trust in 1996 more than 300 events have been organised for our members and guests. Here are some recent highlights...
2nd March Castle Howard: A Landmark in the Mind and the Eye - Christopher Ridgway
9th March Three Yorkshire Gardens – Tom Stuart Smith
16th March Old Durham Gardens in the context of early Durham gardens - Martin Roberts
23rd March Some of Mr Aislabie’s other places: Kirkby Hall, Kirkby Fleetham & Hackfall, North Yorkshire – Gail Falkingham and Mark Newman
30th March The Future of Memory at Castle Howard – Christopher Ridgway
Photo of Fisher's Hall, Hackfall by Louise Wickham
Snowdrop walk at Wentworth Woodhouse
A full but flexible day at Wentworth Woodhouse and the Fitzwilliam Estate village of Wentworth.
Click below to read Roger Lambert and Christine Miskin's illustrated report
25th anniversary lunch and talk
YGT celebrated its 25th anniversary with a lunch and lecture at Rudding Park on Saturday 9 October 2021.
Visit to Cusworth Park
Members enjoyed a delightful visit to Cusworth Park, Doncaster ably led by Head Gardener, David Shore. To read a report of our visit please see YGT E-bulletin Issue 6 December 2021 p9 onwards:https://www.yorkshiregardenstrust.org.uk/sites/yorkshiregardenstrust.or…
Visit to Rowntree Park and York Gardens
Members had the opportunity to enjoy a guided visit to Rowntree Park, celebrating its centenary and to spend the afternoon following a self-guided trail around some of York city centre's lesser known gardens, some of which are not regularly open. For Chris Beevers and Kathryn Barnes report please see YGT E-bulletin Issue 6 December 2021 p5 onwards via the following link:https://www.yorkshiregardenstrust.org.uk/sites/yorkshiregardenstrust.or…
Visit to Durham Gardens
A great day in Durham City, led by Martin Roberts from Northumbria Garden Trust. To read Paul Knox and Malcolm Pickles illustrated report follow this link to YGT Newsletter Issue 49 - Autumn 2021 p38 onwards: https://www.yorkshiregardenstrust.org.uk/sites/yorkshiregardenstrust.or…
Summer picnic at Norton Conyers
We had a delightful day at Norton Conyers in wonderful sunshine. to read Moira Fulton's account please see p4 of the YGT E-Bulletin, December 2021 https://www.yorkshiregardenstrust.org.uk/sites/yorkshiregardenstrust.or…
Visit to Cantley Hall
A delightful visit to a rarely open South Yorkshire estate, by kind permission of Lord Kirkham
To read Chris Beevers' illustrated account please see YGT Newsletter 50 - Spring 2022, pages 21-25
Visit to Fossgyll
A relaxed afternoon visit to Alastair Fitter's garden, Fossgyll, York.
To read Maddy Hughes' illustrated report please follow this link to YGT e-Bulletin 5 - July 2021, page 3 onward: